Recount ordered in tight race for Dem bid in CD4Posted: Updated:
PHOENIX (AP) -- Election officials are conducting a recount of votes for the Democratic candidates in the 4th Congressional District race.
Mikel Weisser and Johnnie Robinson are separated by less than one-tenth of a percentage point following last month's primary election. A recount also is triggered when 25,000 votes or less are cast, and candidates are within 50 votes of one another.
The Arizona Secretary of State's Office says recounts will be done in each of the seven counties that make up the 4th District. The deadline to submit them to state officials is Sept. 17.
The Democratic winner will face Republican Rep. Paul Gosar in the general election.
The recount in Maricopa County is scheduled for Wednesday.